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ASU Corporate and Economic Development helps make our local communities attractive places to live, work and play. We connect with private industry, local governments and community leaders to drive regional economic development that promotes human well-being.


Contact the ASU Corporate and Economic Development Team

ASU Corporate and Economic Development team

Ji Mi Choi

Associate Vice President

Todd Hardy

Senior Economic Development Advisor

Chris Spinella

Executive Director, Corporate and Economic Development

Jim Cook

Director, Business Development

Kelly Sandin

Economic Development Manager

ASU SkySong Operations

Brandon Catour

Front Desk Coordinator

Tiana Madrid

Meetings and Events Logistics Assistant

Mario Rochin Jr.

Meetings and Events Logistics Program Manager

Kim Schilens

Meeting and Events Logistics Manager

Driving economic growth by connecting ASU, community leaders, and private enterprise through the creation of dynamic technology-based partnerships, places, events, and businesses.